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Published Date: 2017-07-13Number of Pages: 117

Active Protection Systems Market (Platform - Naval, Land, and Airborne; System Type - Radar Decoy, Electro-Optics Jammers, Infrared Decoy, Directed Energy, Light Weapon Defense, and Rocket/Missile Based; End User - Defense and Homeland Security) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2017 - 2025

Global Active Protection Systems Market: Snapshot

Active protection systems are capable of shooting down and interrupting threats such as anti-tank missiles and rocket-propelled grenades. Moreover, they do it with a great degree of accuracy which minimizes collateral damage. Active protection system can also provide protection from these threats in various mission applications, such as fixed sites, ships, and combat vehicles, among others. Because of so many unique perceived benefits, active protection systems are seeing their demand rise.

Majorly fuelling the global active protection systems market is the strong demand for land based defense system and for ballistic missile defense system. Collective efforts by the governments of the U.S. and South Korea to build land based air and missile defense in South Korea is a macro-economic factor bolstering the active protection systems market. Likewise, India and China’s effort to bolster missile defense system is further slated to catalyze growth in the active protection system market.

According to a report by Transparency Market Research, the global active protection systems market will likely reach a value of US$5.253 bn by 2025 from US$2.847 bn in 2016 by rising at a CAGR of 7.1% from 2017 to 2025.
 

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Radar Decoy System Leads Market

Depending upon the types of systems, the global active protection systems market can be divided into   infrared decoy, radar decoy, directed energy, electro-optics jammers, light weapon defense, and rocket/missile based, among others. Of them, the radar decoy segment leads the market with maximum share and is trailed by infrared decoy segment. The others segment, consisting of DROZD active protection system, LEDS active protection system, iron curtain active protection system, iron fist active protection system, and ZASLON active protection system is also predicted to clock good growth in the years to come.

Rapid Modernization of Military Equipment Makes Asia Pacific Key Region

North America, at present, is a dominant market that accounts for maximum market share. In 2016, the market in the region held a share of 26.8%. Supplanting of old technology with new advanced technology and growing automation in defense are predicted to be the two major growth drivers in the North America in the next couple of years.

Europe, powered by the U.K., is another key market for active protection systems. The growth in the regions is also supported by Russia, Germany, and France. Rising allocation for defense, increasing terrorist attacks, and replacement of old defense equipment with new ones, are some of the factors pushing up demand in the market in the region.

Asia Pacific, of all the regions, is expected to clock maximum growth in the global active protection systems market in the years to come. The factors serving to catalyze growth in the region are the rapid modernization of military equipment in different countries of China, India, South Korea, and Japan. India is expected to grow at the highest rate for the forecast period.

Saudi Arabia contributes the most to the Middle East and Africa active protection systems market. Rising geo-political tensions in the region is boosting the market for the active protection system. United Arab Emirates is expected to grow at the highest CAGR for the forecast period.

Some of the prominent participants operating in the global active protection systems market are SAAB AB, The Raytheon Company, Airbus Group, KONSTRUKTORSKOYE BYURO MASHYNOSTROYENIYA, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd., Rheinmetall AG, Safran Electronics & Defence, Aselsan A.S., Artis, LLC, and Israel Military Industries.

Active Protection Systems Market: Overview

Active Protection System (APS) can shoot down and interrupt different number of threats such as anti-tank missiles and rocket-propelled grenades with accuracy with minimum collateral damage. Active Protection System (APS) can also provide protection from these threats in various mission applications, such as fixed sites, ships and combat vehicles among others.

Increase in the demand of land based defense system such as air and missile defense is boosting the market for active protection systems market. There are numerous major factors fueling the land based missile and air defense system such as use of strategic system and long range in conventional targets and ballistic missile. In addition, growing demand for ballistic missile defense system is the other factor driving the market in the coming years.

The collective efforts from the United States and South Korean government to grow the land based air and missile defense in South Korea is boosting the demand of active protection systems market. Likewise, India and China’s increasing demand towards the growth of missile defense system are anticipated to drive the active protection system market. However, clashes between several countries in Asia Pacific and Middle East are estimated to drive the market for short rang segment which in turn helping to boost the market for the active protection systems during the forecast period of 2017 – 2025.

Global Active Protection Systems Market: Segmentation

Naval, land and airborne are the various product types of the active protection system market. In 2016, land segment is the major market for active protection system followed by airborne and expected to be the same for the forecast period. The land segment is also growing at the high CAGR for the forecast period. Increasing threats from terrorist and cyber-attacks is one of the major factor driving the demand of land segment in active protection systems market for the forecast period of 2017 – 2025.

The active protection system market has been segmented on the basis of system types into radar decoy, electro-optics jammers, infrared decoy, directed energy, light weapon defense, rocket/missile based and others. In 2016, radar decoy segment dominated the market followed by infrared decoy segment and expected to be the same for the forecast period of 2017 – 2025. Increase in the terrorist activities and increase in the investment in military segment by developing countries are some of the major factor boosting the market for the radar decoy segment in active protection system market.

The active protection system market has been segmented on the basis of end users into homeland security and defense. In 2016, defense segment dominated the market followed by homeland security segment and is expected to continue in the coming years. Increasing demand of land based defense, increasing demand for advanced weapon and increase in the terrorist activities are some of the major factor driving the market for the defense segment in active protection systems market for the forecast period of 2017 – 2025.

Global Active Protection Systems Market: Geographical Analysis

The geographical split of the market includes North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa. In 2016, North America dominated the market followed by Europe and is expected to continue in the coming years. The U.S. is the key market for the active protection systems market for North America region as well as globally. Replacement of old technology with new advanced technology is major factor boosting the market for the U.S. active protection systems for the forecast period of 2017 – 2025.

Europe is expected to grow at a sluggish rate for the forecast period of 2017 – 2025. The U.K. is expected to be the key market for the active protection system market in Europe region. Modernization of the defense equipment is one of the major factor boosting the market for the active protection systems in the U.K.

Asia Pacific is expected to grow at the highest CAGR for the forecast period. Increase in the demand of land based defense and increase in the investment in defense are some of the major factor boosting the demand of active protection systems market for the forecast period of 2017 – 2025. China is expected to be the major market for Asia Pacific active protection system market. In addition, China held the largest share for the active protection systems market in Asia Pacific in 2016. It is also expected to experience healthy growth in the coming years. Geopolitical instabilities is the major factor boosting the market for the active protection systems in China during the forecast period of 2017 – 2025.

Global Active Protection Systems Market: Competitive Analysis

Key players profiled in this report include The Raytheon Company (United States), SAAB AB (Sweden), KONSTRUKTORSKOYE BYURO MASHYNOSTROYENIYA (Russia), Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. (Israel), Airbus Group (Netherlands), Rheinmetall AG (Germany), Safran Electronics & Defence (France), Aselsan A.S. (Turkey), Artis, LLC (United States) and Israel Military Industries (Israel).

The segments covered in the active protection system market are as follows:

Global Active Protection System Market: By Platform

  • Naval
  • Land
  • Airborne

Global Active Protection System Market: By System Type

  • Radar Decoy
  • Electro-Optics Jammers
  • Infrared Decoy
  • Directed Energy
  • Light Weapon Defense
  • Rocket/Missile Based
  • Others

Global Active Protection System Market: By End User

  • Defense
  • Homeland Security

Global Active Protection System Market: By Geography

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • U.K.
    • Germany
    • France
    • Russia
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • India
    • China
    • Japan
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa
    • United Arab Emirates
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Rest of Middle East and Africa


 
 
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